Police are appealing for witnesses and information after an elderly woman was found collapsed and suffering injuries.

Officers and London Ambulance Service were called at 1pm on Tuesday (August 13) after a woman, 70, was found part way down on the steps of a footbridge over the North Circular Road (A406) between Connaught Gardens and Ostliffe Road, N13.

The woman was taken to hospital where she remains in a critical condition; her next of kin have been informed.

An investigation continues to establish how the woman came to receive her injuries.

Witnesses of the incident, or anyone with any information to establish how the woman came to be injured, is urged to call police on 101 and quote CAD 3845/13Aug.